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    Category : Food poisoning claims

    Can I claim for foreign bodies being in my food?


    ContentsWhat responsibilities do food producers have?What happens if you find a foreign body in your food?How common is it to find foreign bodies in food?How much compensation could you get if you ingest a foreign body?What to do if you find a foreign body in your foodHow can Accident Advice Helpline help you?Horror stories of….

    Can you get food poisoning from beef?


    Food poisoning from beef is closely associated with a bacterium known as E. coli. No doubt you’ve heard of this – and you may have experienced it if you ate beef that wasn’t cooked properly and you ingested the bacteria without realising. Most people know beef can be served pink in the middle, and steak….

    Compensation for food poisoning from fish and chips


    ContentsWhat are the symptoms of food poisoning?What to do if you have suffered from food poisoning after eating takeaway foodAre you more likely to get food poisoning from fish and chips or Chinese?Could you claim compensation after suffering food poisoning?Most of us love a takeaway at the end of a busy week, as a treat….

    An example of a food poisoning claim amount


    Food poisoning claims can differ case by case due to the companies involved and how badly you were affected by the contaminated food. If you want to know what your food poisoning claim amount could be you can try our claim calculator or speak to us over the phone. Our team of advisors are qualified….

    Foreign bodies in food claim


    ContentsWhat foreign bodies in food are the most common?What injuries could foreign bodies in food cause?What to do if you find a foreign body in your foodShould you make a personal injury claim?There’s nothing worse than finding human hair in your sushi or a bug in your salad, and there have been plenty of cases….

    The consequences of poor food hygiene


    ContentsWhat are pathogens?Consequences of poor food hygiene could be avoided with these stepsThe importance of washing your hands correctlyHow serious is food poisoning and should I claim?The consequences of poor food hygiene can result in serious illnesses, such as food poisoning, which may require victims to seek medical help. In many cases, food poisoning can….

    Can you get food poisoning from prawns?


    ContentsIs it common to get food poisoning from prawns?Did you get food poisoning after eating a takeaway or going to a restaurant?Some foods tend to be more closely associated with food poisoning than others. Think of undercooked chicken, pork that hasn’t been cooked through properly and mussels, for example. Most foods are safe to eat….

    How common is food poisoning from steak?


    ContentsHow does food poisoning happen?Compensation claims for food poisoning from steakNo upfront fees with Accident Advice HelplineFood poisoning is unpleasant and is something which unfortunately all of us are likely to experience at least once in our lifetimes. Food poisoning from steak can happen at home, in a restaurant or at an event, and the….

    Claiming compensation for an insect in your food


    ContentsWho’s responsible for the insect in your food?What are the dangers of finding a bug in your grub?What about if you find a bug in supermarket food?How do insects get into your food?How to claim compensation for an insect in your foodGoing out for a meal or ordering a takeaway should be a treat, and….

    Is food poisoning and back pain connected?


    ContentsHow can you deal with referred pain?Is it possible to claim for food poisoning and back pain?Think of the average case of food poisoning and plenty of different symptoms are likely to come to mind. However, will you make any association between food poisoning and back pain, and if so, how long do you think….

    What to do if you get food poisoning


    ContentsFirst things first: Accept that you are illFood poisoning from a restaurantAlthough food poisoning can feel terrible, the body is usually able to deal with it on its own. Follow these simple steps to speed your way along the path to recovery. First things first: Accept that you are ill It’s all too easy to….

    Sending a food poisoning claim letter to a restaurant


    ContentsHow does food poisoning happen?What can you do about food poisoning?If I don’t send a food poisoning claim letter, what should I do?Visiting a restaurant should be a pleasant experience, regardless of whether you are going for business or pleasure. You should expect to receive good customer service and food, and not be left ill….

    Are food poisoning and joint pain connected?


    It may sound odd, but food poisoning and joint pain can sometimes go hand. Consuming food contaminated with Salmonella or Campylobacter bacteria, as well as some other bacteria, can lead to a condition known as reactive arthritis. This can lead to the development of joint pain after food poisoning, which can include hot, swollen joints….

    The very best food poisoning compensation calculator


    Food poisoning is no fun, but when you suffer from it because you neglected to handle certain ingredients in the safest way, you only have yourself to blame. It’s far worse when you decide to eat out or grab a takeaway and you end up with food poisoning because you were unlucky with the outlet….

    Have you suffered a food poisoning relapse?


    ContentsWhat should you do?When can you claim compensation for a food poisoning relapse?Most people are familiar with food poisoning, often from personal experience. We eat something we don’t realise is bad for us at the time, we fall ill, we recover and then we get on with our lives. The last thing we would expect….

    The three most common food poisoning bacteria


    ContentsWhat symptoms can food poisoning bacteria cause?Personal injury compensation for food poisoningFood poisoning affects around 500,000 people in the UK each year, but what are the most common food poisoning bacteria and where can you find them? Salmonella, Campylobacter and E.coli are the three most common food poisoning bacteria, found in meat and dairy products….

    Compensation for breaking teeth on food


    Food safety and hygiene is essential for any food business to ensure that the food served is safe to eat. Food business owners have a duty to assess the areas where food could be contaminated and put in control measures to ensure that this does not happen. In addition, they must keep a clean establishment….

    Claiming for food poisoning from fish


    Food poisoning from fish is usually caused by eating contaminated prawns or shellfish such as mussels. Bacteria enter the fish and shellfish in the water, and if the fish or seafood is not cooked properly, the result could be food poisoning. Fish is packed with omega-3 which is good for us, but if it isn’t….

    Top 5 dangers of poor food hygiene


    When you eat out, you probably rarely stop to think about food hygiene. Takeaways, restaurants, pubs, burger vans – anywhere that serves food to members of the public has to hold a food hygiene certification. The dangers of poor food hygiene could leave you seriously ill – and in case you’re wondering what dangers those….

    Compensation for office canteen food poisoning


    Many people appreciate having a canteen at work. It can make all the difference between finding the time to pack your own lunch and going out to find a sandwich during your lunch hour. Shorter queues and potentially cheaper prices makes the canteen a pretty good place to be. You may not think the same….

    Can you claim for food poisoning at work?


    ContentsWhat should you do if you get food poisoning at work?Can you claim anything for suffering food poisoning by eating at a work canteen?If you think about possible situations where you might suffer from food poisoning, you might think of being at a restaurant or attending a buffet at an event. A dodgy takeaway might….

    Foreign bodies in food advice


    Finding an insect or a sharp piece of metal in your food can be traumatic and dangerous. If something like this has happened to you and you are looking for some foreign bodies in food advice, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500. What to do if you find a foreign body in your….

    Compensation for finding glass in food


    Food establishments have a duty to register their business as a food business and they also have a duty to protect the public from harm. The Food Hygiene Regulations and the Food Safety Act require food business owners to follow certain procedures in order to avoid the risk of injuring or harming consumers. They must….

    When food poisoning could occur


    Food poisoning is an illness that is brought about by consuming food which has been contaminated with various bacteria, such as salmonella and E.coli. Luckily, it is not usually serious, and most people suffering from food poisoning will get better within days. However, in some extreme cases, it can be much more serious indeed, which….

    What could the long term effects of food poisoning be?


    Although most people who contract food poisoning will not experience any long term effects of the illness, though they will experience a few days or weeks of unpleasantness and pain, a small percentage of people who contract the illness will experience long term problems as a result of food poisoning, which can have a very….

    Claiming for food poisoning


    If you have been unlucky enough to contract a food poisoning illness, you may be able to claim personal injury compensation, depending on the cause of your illness and when it took place. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we have a team of personal injury experts who can guide you through the process of making….

    How much compensation for food poisoning?


    Eaten something that’s made you ill? How much compensation for food poisoning could you get? If you have suffered illness in the last three years in an incident which you can prove was caused by another person’s negligence, then you may be able to make a personal compensation claim. This may be a work-related illness….

    Compensation for finding glass in food


    ContentsHow does broken glass get into food?Who’s at fault?What should you do after finding glass in food?What injuries could broken glass in food cause?What else could you find in your food?How to make a claim for compensation for finding glass in foodGoing out for a meal to your favourite restaurant or ordering a takeaway on pay….

    Compensation for a foreign object in food


    ContentsHow much compensation for a foreign object in food?How to go about claiming compensationSeek support from the followingGet the right help nowHow much compensation for a foreign object in food? Here are two very QUICK ways to find out: Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile Use our online 30-second….

    Food poisoning claims


    There is no doubt that food poisoning is one of the most unpleasant illnesses that anyone could ever to have the misfortune to contract, which is just one of the many reasons that, here in the UK, we have very strict food safety regulations in place to protect the public. Unfortunately, not all food-serving establishments….

    Food poisoning solicitor


    Food poisoning, in its mildest form, will make you feel ill and cause vomiting, diarrhoea and stomach cramps.  In more severe forms it can be a dangerous illness that needs hospitalisation and can leave permanent weaknesses in the sufferer. What the causes of food poisoning are Bacteria or viruses contaminating food, some of which have….

    Food poisoning solicitors


    Do I need food poisoning solicitors? If your food poisoning is because of eating at the local pub or restaurant, or through having a takeaway, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim. Food poisoning solicitors Food poisoning, in its worst forms can cause damage to the nervous system and even cause….


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